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Renault Scala launched in Bhubaneswar market

Renault Scala in Orissa Renault India Pvt Ltd launched its 5th vehicle model, the Renault SCALA, a premium A3 segment sedan here in the Bhubaneswar market on Wednesday. It will be available in five colours — white, solid black, metallic silver, metallic blue, metallic red — now in the Odisha market. The model is priced […]

Nirbhay Missile test-firing in October

Nirbhay Cruise Missile The maiden test of India’s first new generation sub-sonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ has been scheduled for next month. Earlier planned to be test-fired in August, DRDO is likely to launch the missile from Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast in the first week of October. It’s official. The ‘fearless’ missile is ready […]

Annie Princee Nag from Orissa wins Miss Bangalore 2012

Miss Bangalore 2012 Annie Princee Nag from Jeypore (Koraput) has made Odisha proud by winning the ‘Miss Bangalore’ title on September 8, 2012 in a grand event held at Chowdaiah Memorial Hall in Bengaluru. There were total 15 girls and 15 young guys in the competition from different corners of India. Ms. Annie Nag was […]

Bhubaneswar Scientist in Guinness Book of World Records

Bhubaneswar based agricultural scientist Dr Pothula Srinivasa Brahmanand on Sunday concluded a marathon lecture in his bid to enter the Guinness Book of World Records under the “longest speech marathon” category. On the International Literacy Day, Brahmanand started his 37-hour marathon speech journey from the topic ‘Human Development: Concept’. He then continuously spoke on ‘Human […]

Orissa Bandh by Congress today

Odisha Bandh on 10 Sep The 12-hour bandh called by the Congress in Odisha today led to another flare-up in the state with party workers burning a bus in Bhubaneswar. In Cuttack, the Congress workers clashed with the police with the later resorting to a lathicharge. The bandh has been called by Congress against alleged […]

Bhutan Prime Minister conferred KISS Humanitarian Award 2012

KISS Humanitarian Award Bhutan’s Prime Minister Jigmi Y Thinley, on a four-day visit to the State, was attending the 115th Annual General Body meeting of the Maha Bodhi Society of India, Odisha Centre. He is also the president of the Maha Bodhi Society of India. Thinley was conferred the KISS Humanitarian Award 2012 on saturday. […]

Woman constable assaulted by Congress supporters

Female cop caned kicked The “Call for Change” campaign of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) turned violent on Thursday as the police went after the party activists who attempted to gherao the State Assembly, leaving many, from both sides, injured here on Thursday. Reacting to this, the Congress supporters assaulted a policewoman. Pramila Padhi, a […]

Ganesh Puja Orissa 2012 Date

Ganesh Chaturthi Orissa Ganesh Puja also known as Ganesh Chaturthi, Vinayaka Chaturthi, Ganeshotsav or Ganpati Puja. The festival of Ganesha is observed in the Hindu calendar month of Bhaadrapada, starting on the shukla chaturthi. While celebrated all over India, it is most elaborate in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Goa. Outside India, it is celebrated […]

Solar Mobile Chargers for Kendrapada villages

Lighting a Billion Lives The Centre had signed an agreement with Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) two years ago to provide Solar Photo Voltaic Based Mobile Phone Charging Facilities in 5,000 villages. Now the Centre has provided 80 solar mobile charging facilities to 15,000 people living in 20 seaside villages of Kendrapada district. A local […]